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Crosswalk proposed at Pioneer Trail Elementary

Published Sep. 20 2017

The Cole County Commission has indicated it is willing to work to alleviate concerns from some parents about children walking...

Conservation Department beginning fall color reports

Published Sep. 20 2017

The Missouri Department of Conservation has begun its weekly online fall color updates.The updates come from foresters across the state...

DOC employee gets $1.97M in harassment case

Published Sep. 20 2017

Missouri's Corrections Department still owes Debra Hesse nearly $1.97 million in damages, attorney fees and litigation costs, a state appeals...

Salem man threatens restaurant

Published Sep. 20 2017

A man from Salem has been charged with making a terroristic threat aimed at a Jefferson City business.

Partnership aims to combat issue in rural Missouri

Published Sep. 20 2017

Research shows Missouri's rural residents are likely to have worse cellphone and internet service, diminishing political representation, more addiction and...

Court reinstates search warrant in Jefferson City drugs case

Published Sep. 20 2017

A state appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that Cole County prosecutors can use evidence obtained through a search warrant against...

Callaway County recognized as work-ready community

Published Sep. 20 2017

Local leaders gathered Tuesday to celebrate Callaway County's recognition as a Certified Work Ready Community.

Area residents indicted on weapons, drug offenses

Published Sep. 20 2017

The Cole County Grand Jury has indicted a Russellville man who was apprehended by Moniteau County sheriff's deputies in June.

Several arrested in Moniteau County

Published Sep. 20 2017

Moniteau County deputies made several arrests over the weekend.

Housing Authority reviews rehabilitation agreement

Published Sep. 20 2017

The Jefferson City Housing Authority is reviewing a draft rehabilitation agreement from a property owner involved in the East Capitol...

Ex-trooper sentenced to 10 days in jail, probation in handcuffed drowning

Published Sep. 19 2017

Former Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Piercy received a sentence of 10 days in jail and two years supervised probation...

UPDATED: Disciplinary action taken for students in 'racially insensitive' photo

Published Sep. 19 2017

Jefferson City Public Schools confirmed Tuesday that three of the youths posing in a photo circulating on social media that...

Jefferson City fire chief helps St. John after Irma

Published Sep. 19 2017

After Hurricane Irma devastated several islands in the Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless, Jefferson City Fire Department Chief Matt Schofield worked...

McCaskill seeks Postal Service answers

Published Sep. 19 2017

U.S. Sens. Claire McCaskill and Heidi Heitkamp want Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan to take immediate action to improve U.

Network of churches offers fresh way to aid victims of Harvey

Published Sep. 19 2017

Mid-Missourians still looking for a way to help survivors of Hurricane Harvey can donate to Church of God in Christ...

Jefferson City Council extends moratorium

Published Sep. 19 2017

The Jefferson City Council extended a moratorium on city-owned properties again for 60 days.

4-H signups start soon in Callaway County

Published Sep. 19 2017

The heifer stepped on 10-year-old Sophie Geppert's shoelaces as she tugged her cow across the barnyard.

JCPD joining child safety seat enforcement week

Published Sep. 19 2017

The Jefferson City Police Department, through funding provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation Highway and Traffic Safety Division as...

Auditor: State's Legal Expense Fund fails to ID costs

Published Sep. 19 2017

Missouri's Legal Expense Fund paid out more than $79 million over a six-year period, State Auditor Nicole Galloway reported Monday,...

Second suspect arrested in 2016 Jefferson City murder case

Published Sep. 18 2017

Traivon D. Jefferson, 22, was arrested Thursday night on a separate charge of second-degree domestic assault, a class D felony.

Missouri Highway Patrol carrying opioid overdose drug

Published Sep. 18 2017

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers will all be carrying an opioid overdose reversal medication once they complete training.

Alumni want Doughboy statue from shuttered military academy

Published Sep. 18 2017

LEXINGTON (AP) — Alumni of the shuttered Wentworth Military Academy and College are fighting to salvage one especially precious piece...

Popularity brings end to traditional Lupus chili festival

Published Sep. 18 2017

LUPUS (AP) — A chili festival that started as a small party in a central Missouri village is shutting down...